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Berwyn Man Rediscovers Old Lottery Ticket, Worth $100,000

A west suburban man had a lucky lottery ticket in his wallet for more than a month without realizing he had won $100,000.

11/27/2014

Ricardo Cerezo holds an oversized check for $4.85 million after cashing in a winning Lottery ticket his wife found in a cookie jar, just as the family was facing eviction from their home in Geneva. (Credit: Illinois Lottery)

Facing Foreclosure And Eviction, Family Finds Winning Lotto Ticket

The timing couldn’t have been better for a family from north suburban Geneva when they hit the jackpot after finding some old Lotto tickets stuffed in a cookie jar.

05/16/2013

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Teen Charged With Stealing Lottery Ticket, Taking $10,000

A winning $10,000 Illinois Lottery ticket has turned out to be unlucky for a 19-year old man from the northwest suburbs.

WBBM Newsradio–09/12/2012

Mega Millions Lottery Tickets (Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

$1M Powerball Ticket Sold On South Side

Saturday night’s $70 million Powerball jackpot went to a player in New York state, but someone who bought their ticket on the South Side came out pretty well, though.

02/26/2012

Mega Millions Lottery Tickets (Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

U Of C Nurses Win $250,000 In Lottery

A group of Chicago nurses who work together and play the Lottery together, are now getting a bit richer together.

WBBM Newsradio–12/12/2011

A Customer Fills Out Choices For An Illinois Lottery Ticket Purchase. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

3 Million-Dollar Lottery Tickets Sold In Chicago Area

A real Halloween treat for players in Chicago and two suburbs.

11/02/2010